Sea View Resort took legal action against the American teacher over negative online reviews. Photo: Handout Sea View Resort took legal action against the American teacher over negative online reviews. Photo: Handout
Sea View Resort took legal action against the American teacher over negative online reviews. Photo: Handout

Thai resort, American seek to settle defamation case over negative reviews

  • Sea View Koh Chang hotel sued US teacher Wesley Barnes after ‘false and defamatory’ reviews on TripAdvisor and Google over a corkage row
  • He faced up to five years in prison under Thailand’s strict defamation and computer crimes laws, but both parties have now agreed to mediation

Topic |   Thailand
Sea View Resort took legal action against the American teacher over negative online reviews. Photo: Handout Sea View Resort took legal action against the American teacher over negative online reviews. Photo: Handout
Sea View Resort took legal action against the American teacher over negative online reviews. Photo: Handout
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